Re: NFS permissions

Nicolai Langfeldt (
22 Apr 1999 14:57:53 +0200

Alexy Khrabrov <> writes:
> I solved the NFS puzzle, it seems like NFS treats
> <machine, username, usergroup> as a triple for
> authentication -- so a root:root on one machine is
> not the same as root:root on another!

It could be. But by default is not.

root access, and the dangers, is covered in the security section of
the howto.

Please also read the chmod man page.

But yes, I should say more about that in the howto.

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